5 Makeup Habits That Could Actually Make You Sick

  We’re all guilty of indulging in a few bad habits every now and then. But when it comes to …

How to Get the Smoothest Arms Possible, Chicken Skin Be Damned!

  Sleeveless top season is almost here, but if you have keratosis pilaris—a.k.a. “chicken skin,” or the condition marked by little pink bumps …

The Right Way to Apply—and Remove—Eye Makeup if You Wear Contacts

  If you prefer contacts over glasses, you’ve probably experienced itching or redness in your eyes from your makeup at …

What Happens to Your Face When You Use Expired Makeup

You know you’ve done it—we’re talking about using a makeup product that’s way past its expiration date. After all, you shelled …

Great Movie Characters: Joe Leland in The Detective

By the mid-1960s, the notorious Hayes Code, the censorship standards begun in the 1930s, had begun to fall away. Films …

Aisle View: Come to the Fun Home

Last season’s best off-Broadway musical is now this season’s best Broadway musical. Fun Home is the best Broadway musical in …

Sleep Is the New Wonder Drug

  Did I just give you permission to use a drug?  Yes, I did. Sleep is THAT important. Scientists have …

What A Small-Town Obituary Writer Can Teach Us All About Living

  In the healthiest sense possible, Heather Lende has an intimate relationship with death. She is the longtime obituary writer …